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In an aging world, seniors’ loss of independence and quality of life is a preventable tragedy

As life expediencies increase in Canadians, research has found that the quality of life for older adults is not increasing nearly as fast. The COVID-19 pandemic highlighted the gaps in care for older adults, and now the majority of adults over 55 in Canada are determined to age in place and not end up in a long-term care facility. This article reviews the critical quality of life issues facing older adults globally and tells the stories of four older adults navigating disability and our ageist society.

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  • Date

    Dec 16, 2022

  • By

    Andre Picard

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